Jurors hear more conversations between Augello, informant

The aim to link him to the murder of a doctor’s wife is “bizarre,” Ferdinand Augello says in a recorded conversation played at the second day of his murder trial. Augello is accused of running a prescription drug ring with Dr. James Kauffman, and then helping hire someone to kill Kauffman’s wife to keep her … Read moreJurors hear more conversations between Augello, informant

Two people killed in Atlantic City weekend crash have been identified

The two people killed in a weekend crash in Atlantic City have been identified. Arthur Thiel Jr., 78, and Louise Bazigian, 84, both of Atlantic City, were killed in the crash Sunday morning near the Atlantic City-Brigantine Connector, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. Thiel was driving when there was a crash with a car … Read moreTwo people killed in Atlantic City weekend crash have been identified

Former Pagan charged with witness tampering in Kauffman murder case

An Egg Harbor Township man is charged with witness tampering and cyber-bullying after Facebook posts targeting a former co-defendant in the James Kauffman drug ring case. John Kachbalian, 56, has regularly posted Facebook statuses about the case, which includes the 2012 killing of veterans advocate April Kauffman. The 56-year-old known as “The Egyptian” is apparently … Read moreFormer Pagan charged with witness tampering in Kauffman murder case

Bridgeton man charged with allegedly firing shot that killed 9-year-old

The man who shot the bullet that killed a Bridgeton girl is now in custody, according to charges. Zahmere McKoy, 19, is the fourth person charged in the shooting that left Jennifer Trejo dead. He already was in police custody after he was shot during an¬†altercation at a Bridgeton gas station. The 9-year-old victim was … Read moreBridgeton man charged with allegedly firing shot that killed 9-year-old

Family displaced by Pleasantville fire

A Pleasantville fire displaced a family of five Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to a two-story home on the 100 block of Maple Avenue in Pleasantville. Pleasantville and the Atlantic City International Airport fire departments responded. Absecon firefighters were also on scene. The fire was under control by 10 a.m. Tisha Ellis and her three … Read moreFamily displaced by Pleasantville fire